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San Diego City Council Votes To Raise Minimum Wage

July 14
Midday Edition
By Claire Trageser
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The San Diego City Council voted Monday to raise the city's minimum wage as an ordinance, meaning it won't go to a public vote. What's next-a veto by the mayor, possible signature-gathering campaign by opponents? We take a look.

Camp Widow Helps People Cope With Loss Of Loved One

July 11
Evening Edition
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Soaring Spirits International is hosting Camp Widow in San Diego through Sunday.

The Battle To Save CHE Café

July 11
By Angela Carone
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CHE Café, a UC San Diego underground music venue and hotbed for progressive politics for more than 30 years, might have to close because university officials say it's unsafe. The student volunteers who run it are putting up a fight.

What's A Public Document?

July 10
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San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis says a controversial college letter of recommendation she wrote is not a matter of public record. KPBS Midday Edition takes a close look at the California Public Records Act.

San Diego Resources Available For College Bound Teens Aging Out Of Foster Care System

July 10
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It's the time of year when many teens are planning for college. But imagine you are a young person who spent your entire life in and out of foster care, and then at 18 find yourself on your own. There is help out there.

What Does Mapping The Brain Actually Mean?

July 9
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UC San Diego is a regional hub for the new Cal-BRAIN project. KPBS Midday talked to the one of the brains behind the group about how this state project fits in to the president's brain mapping initiative.

What Does Increased Consumer Borrowing Mean To San Diego Economy?

July 9
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The federal government reports that consumer borrowing continues to increase. KPBS Midday Edition takes a look at what this means to San Diego's economy and making sure you don't get into debt.

San Diego Group Rallies For Better Treatment Of Border Crossers

July 9
By Katie Schoolov
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An immigrant-rights group critical of federal border authorities staged what they called a "Border Reality Checkpoint" at the San Ysidro crossing Wednesday.

Sally Ride's Public And Private Life Shared In New Biography

July 9
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Former ABC correspondent Lynn Sherr discusses her new biography "Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space."

San Diego Cuts Fiesta Island Road Closures In Half, But It’s Not Clear Why

July 9
By Claire Trageser
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The city has halved the number of times the road on Fiesta Island can be closed for events, citing hundreds of complaints.

40 Years Of Pride In San Diego

July 8
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The world has changed fundamentally for gays and lesbians since the first Pride Parade in San Diego. This month marks the 40th anniversary of the parade and celebration. And the change continues, with Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signing a law to recognize legal same-sex marriage in the state code.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Going Door-To-Door To Get Residents To Clear Brush

July 7
Midday Edition
By City News Service
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In the coming months, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department will be conducting door-to-door inspections to help educate residents and make sure they are properly clearing brush around their homes.

Audit Finds SDSU Fails To Adequately Train Employees On Sexual Violence

July 7
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A state audit finds there's room for improvement in how San Diego State University handles reports of sexual misconduct.

Rep. Susan Davis Weighs In On U.S. Immigration Policy And More

July 7
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We speak to Rep. Susan Davis about the emergency of unaccompanied children crossing the border, the advance of ISIS insurgents in Iraq and the challenge posed to Obamacare by the Hobby Lobby decision.

Sheriff's Deputies To Carry Drug Overdose Nasal Spray

July 7
By Dwane Brown
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Some East County sheriff's deputies will carry a nasal spray used to counteract breathing and other problems in someone overdosing on heroin or another type of opiates as part of a pilot program starting Monday.